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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73567
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Date:23-MAR-2010
Time:13:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAe Hawk T1
Owner/operator:Red Arrows Royal Air Force (Red Arrows RAF)
Registration: XX233
C/n / msn: 312069
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kasteli Heraklion Crete -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two members of Red Arrows team were involved in a midair collision. Pilot of one ejected and received moderate injuries. Aircraft crashed on the airfield, caught fire and was destroyed. The second aircraft landed safely in Heraklion Airport.

Sources:

http://www.naftemporiki.gr/news/cstory.asp?id=1793656
http://www.pronews.gr/defence/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11349&Itemid=46
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/lincolnshire/8583263.stm
http://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE62M2XY20100323

http://www.airliners.net/photo/UK---Air/British-Aerospace-Hawk/1663519/L (photo)
http://www.ukserials.com/
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1260069/RAF-pilot-parachutes-safety-Red-Arrows-collide-mid-air-Crete.html
http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/TrainingAndAdventure/PilotsSafeAfterRedArrowsCollision.htm
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/service-inquiry-report-into-the-red-arrows-accident-in-crete-on-23-march-2010


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2010 07:09 nikitas Added
23-Mar-2010 07:46 nikitas Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2010 08:48 slowkid Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2010 10:27 JINX Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location]
23-Mar-2010 10:27 Martijn de Wit Updated [Registration, Source, Damage]
23-Mar-2010 11:14 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
23-Mar-2010 11:30 slowkid Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2010 11:32 slowkid Updated [Source]
23-Mar-2010 13:14 MarkStep Updated [Source]
07-Apr-2010 11:05 FISHER01 Updated [Registration, Source]
08-Apr-2010 12:00 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Source]
06-Jan-2013 14:18 Nepa Updated [Operator]
12-Aug-2014 17:35 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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